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    Monday, August 29th, 2011

    NPR’s Talk of the Nation Interviews Rebecca Skloot about ‘Common Reads’ College Programs and The Immortal Life

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    NPR reports, “In recent years, a growing number of colleges have begun assigning “common reads,” books that all first year students read over the summer, […]



    Monday, August 22nd, 2011

    Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy Recognized with Virginia Historical Highway Marker

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    “A historical highway marker memorializing the legacy of Henrietta Lacks was dedicated at St. Matthew Baptist Church near Lacks’ final resting place,” reports the Gazette […]



    Monday, August 8th, 2011

    TV Quiz Show Jeopardy! Features Question about The Immortal Life

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    On July 29, 2011, The Immortal Life was a “double jeopardy” question on the TV Quiz Show Jeopardy!. Rebecca Skloot was flooded with emails, tweets, […]



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